With so many great places to choose from, our guests have told us which are their favourites - and why...

The Royal Oak, Hurdlow
  • Good portions – so go hungry !
  • Staff very friendly
  • Plentiful good food and real ale
  • 20oz T-bone steak and white chocolate cheese cake – just fab, but you can’t move after you have eaten it !!
  • Really great place to eat, but make sure you book
  • Spot on, lots of choice of good food, friendly staff and nice atmosphere J
  • Our favourite !  Very large menu and all meals were delicious; staff friendly and accommodating
  • Dogs not only allowed, but cuddled !
  • Would recommend half portions if possible if you want to have room for a pudding
  • Yum ! Dishes were amazing and service was great
  • Super helpful and friendly staff.  Dogs very welcome
  • We walked for lunch with our 2 dogs.  Excellent food, very reasonable and delicious.  Walked back and had to have a nap !
  • My 12 year old son had a child’s portion and this was plenty
  • + numerous other recommendations !!!!
The Packhorse Inn, Crowdecote
  • Very welcoming with good food
  • Good food and drink – 12 of us enjoyed a lovely meal
  • Excellent food, very friendly landlord and dogs welcome too…
  • Friendly service; Landlord and landlady were very accommodating & arranged parking for wheelchair user. Good menu, high quality food. There’s a 1.5 mile shortcut from Wheeldon Trees, so can walk there
  • Extremely dog friendly.  Delicious sandwiches at lunchtime, with chips as a side (tasted like they were from a seaside fish & chips)
  • The staff were great – making sure we had everything we needed; the food was delicious, honest, rustic pub food
  • Superb evening meal, their lamb pie succulent meat in crisp pastry - delightful !
  • Great food, fantastic puds, lovely atmosphere
  • Amazing vegetarian options
  • We had a wheelchair user in our party and have been amazed at how accommodating everyone has been.  The bar lady even offered us a lift back to Wheeldon Trees after our meal !
  • + numerous other recommendations !!!!

  • Quality very good, prices reasonable, service good

Tea Room at Longnor Craft Centre

  • Oat cakes with cheese and mushroom filling for lunch – Gr8 !
  • Walked from Wheeldon Trees but couldn’t sit inside as had dogs; staff very helpful though in providing us with take-away teas and the most delicious carrot cake

  • Well worth the recommendation for the lunch menu – plus 10% discount with our Privilege Card
  • Friendly service, menu was small but food was homemade and tasty
  • Dog friendly
  • Really nice atmosphere and about 30 clocks which all chime on the hour !

The Peacock, Bakewell
  • We sat in the beer garden for a light lunch.  Be prepared – the open sandwiches are massive !  Good quality, fresh food
  • Go early for lunch – get’s busy !
  • Recommend the ‘Surf & Turf’ – so big it arrives on a breadboard
  • Try their Bakewell Pudding ice-cream
Cobbles Café, Longnor
  • Good cakes and ice cream
  • Wonderful cream teas
  • Excellent coffee
  • Bike hire
Devonshire Arms, Beeley
  • After a walk on Beeley Moor, we stopped to have lunch here.  No need to book in the day as it’s 1st come, 1st served.  The food and service superb .  Great Children’s portions; highly recommended
The Garden Tea Rooms, Over Haddon
  • On the road down to the river from the village car park
  • Open in fine weather only as outside seating only
  • Very dog friendly as are the proprietors
  • Delicious, freshly baked cakes
  • Huge portions & beautiful views of Lathkill Dale. Not to be missed!
Piedaniel’s, Bakewell
  • Serves fancy but well sized French cuisine.  We had great food and good service and well worth the price – was worth dressing up for!
Fish and Chip Shop, Longnor
  • Eat in or take away (3 minutes drive) - 10/10!
Beresford Tea Rooms, Hartington
  • A great pot of tea, delicious/wicked Bakewell pudding, and toasted teacakes.  Very generous ice creams too...
National Trust Manifold Tea Rooms, Ilam Hall
  • Lovely food and great cakes
No. 6, Buxton (opposite the Opera House)
  • A Georgian oasis of calm and cake...
  • Great value light lunches
The Bull's Head, Monyash
  • Brilliant food
  • Fabulous children's playground to keep them entertained
  • Very dog friendly
  • Be prepared to wait for food - especially when busy
The George, Alstonefield
  • Quiet and relaxing atmosphere
  • Excellent service and high quality food
  • Cracking tea and massive slabs of delicious cake!
  • Great stopping point on the Chatsworth Estate Walk
The Monsal Head Hotel, Monsal Head
  • Great pub with stunning views
  • Cosy indoors if the weather's not so good
Staffordshire Knott, Sheen
  • Delicious dinner - really excellent
  • Great for lunch
  • Fantastic home-made soups, sandwiches, salads + other dishes
  • Lovely ice cream on the village green
Charlotte's Chocolates, Buxton
  • Serves the most delicious hot chocolate - choice of plain, milk or white